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Instinct vs Protocol: How Safety in The Workplace is Evolving

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Instinct vs Protocol: How Safety in The Workplace is Evolving

No matter what industry you work in, you know that safety is paramount. There are many ways to approach safety policies, but this week we’re talking about behavior-based safety procedures. What is behavior-based safety, you might be asking? Well, it is a natural response to any sort of hazard. It comes down to the innate safety mechanism that humans have within them, sometimes known as the flight or fight response. The problem is, that over time, an employee becomes so used to their work environment that they lose the edge off of this instinct begins to fade away. When you become acclimated...

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Some Really Great Benefits of Touch Screen Work Gloves

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Some Really Great Benefits of Touch Screen Work Gloves

We all know how important it is to wear gloves when you’re working in a potentially hazardous situation, with tools or machinery that could cause injury to your hands. By wearing gloves while working, you significantly reduce your chance of being injured on the job. Research has shown that one of the most vulnerable times during the work day is when gloves have been removed for a brief moment to use a tablet or other touch screen device. Nowadays, with the ubiquity of technology, it is no surprise that these sorts of devices are showing up on construction sites, automotive garages,...

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How Cut Resistant Gloves are Tested

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How Cut Resistant Gloves are Tested

Have you ever wondered what it takes for a glove to actually qualify as a cut resistant glove? You ought to consider the qualifications, considering these gloves are the barrier of protection between your hands and sharp tools, materials, and machinery. There are two major standards that are used in determining the cut resistance levels of work gloves. One, called the ANSI/ISEA is used in North America, and the other, EN 388, is used in Europe and Asia. In the North American Standard, there are 9 parts of the process to determine the cut resistance of a glove: A sample of the...

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Work Gloves for Construction

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Work Gloves for Construction

When it comes to selecting work gloves for use at a construction site, there are three main categories that you might shop from. We’ve rounded up our top picks for each category.   General Purpose Lightweight Work Gloves:   Tsunami Grip 500 NFT Nitrile Coated Work Glove: This glove is constructed with a 15-gauge nylon shell, making it super lightweight. It also features a foam nitrile coating that offers wearers an excellent grip in wet and dry conditions while maintaining the finger sensitivity you need to perform intricate tasks. They are also super well-fitting and are breathable, making them easy...

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

This week we’ve rounded up some of our favorite work gloves from across several different categories, so no matter what this summer brings you, you’ll be ready to go.   Leather:   When it comes to leather work gloves, hands down, our favorite is this Deerskin Leather Driver Glove. First of all, this glove is constructed from deerskin which is one of the supplest types of leather, which makes for super dexterous and pliable gloves. Deerskin can also withstand getting wet repeatedly without becoming stiff. This deerskin glove has a keystone thumb, which allows for greater range of motion while...

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